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Day 174: The Friend


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There, that little necklace looked lovely. She took it and smiled. It was a good one and her 'friend' will love it. Her 'friend' was beautiful, it was not just her thought, it was a common talk. She got it packed and couriered to it her friend. 

Ding! There came a text a couple of days later. Her friend's message. She smiled as she swiped the phone to read the message. "Hey, did you send me that necklace?"  She smiled and typed a smiling emoticon ":)". Pat came a reply, "Why!! Why do you have to gift me?" She was perplexed. She replied, "I thought you will like it and it will look great on you, was thinking of you, so got it.""Btw, did you like it?". There was a pause. Then she got a reply, "Thanks!". 

Now, it has been over two months. No calls, nor messages from that 'friend'. If she texts her, she gets a one word reply or sometimes just the 'read receipts'. 

She sat down browsing through the old text messages. It was not the necklace for sure. It was her 'friend'. Times have changed and so has her 'friend'. 

For her she was a 'friend' but the feeling was not mutual. 
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